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The Cave of a Thousand Buddhas was the most important repository of ancient Buddhist and Chinese texts to survive.Just inside the Great Wall of China along the ancient Silk Road is one of the most remarkable Chinese sacred sites of antiquity. Located in the Gobi Desert town of Dunhuang, this site is a hive of more than 460 grottoes of varying sizes, carved directly into the soft sandstone cliffs. Devout Buddhist monks inhabited the caves a long time ago, starting in 366 CE

Grande Pagode de l'Oie à Xi'an, en Chine; construit avec la permission de l'empereur Xuan Zhang par au cours de la dynastie des Tang, à quel point Xi'an était la capitale de l'empire, à son retour de l'Inde le long de la Route de la Soie

Ayant la réputation de «capitale culinaire de la Méditerranée orientale", Alep produit une épice, Capiscum connu sous le nom de la ville Alep poivre. Pendant la période de la Route de la Soie, Alep était un arrêt commercial important pour les soie et des épices chargé des caravanes sur la route de la vallée de l'Euphrate à la Méditerranée, avec une commande de deux axes nord-sud et est-ouest .

La Route de la Soie due à l'industrie de la soie chinoise sous les Han 206 av JC. Facteur important du développement de la Chine, l'Inde, la Perse, l'Europe et l'Arabie. La soie = élément important mais nombreux échanges : technologies , religions et philosophies, ainsi que la peste bubonique. Sous l'Antiquité les commerçants indiens et de Bactriane, puis du 5e au 8e les sogdiens, puis les arabes et persans.

La beauté de Xiaohe, une momie de 3800 ans découvert dans le bassin du Tarim dans l'extrême ouest de la Chine, est représenté aux "Secrets de la Route de la Soie: Momies Mystère de la Chine"

La ruta de la seda: Stupa at the Jiaohe ruins, China, was an important site along the Silk Road trade route leading west.

Yungang Grottoes.Datong Shanxi Provnce China-252 ancient Buddhist temple grottoes hold more than 51,000 Buddha statues & statuettes . One of 3 most famous ancient site of China

Stone Buddha head embedded in a tangle of tree roots in the ancient Siamese city of Ayutthaya, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

The Mogao Caves or Mogao Grottoes , also known as the Caves of the Thousand Buddhas , form a system of 492 temples 25 km (16 mi) southeast of the center of Dunhuang, an oasis strategically located at a religious and cultural crossroads on the Silk Road, in Gansu province, China. The caves may also be known as the Dunhuang Caves, however, this term also include other Buddhist cave sites in the Dunhuang area, such as the Western Thousand Buddha Caves, and the Yulin Caves farther away.

Yungang Grottoes - Datong, Shanxi, China. The site is an outstanding example of Chinese stone carvings from the 5th and 6th centuries. All together the site is composed of 252 grottoes with more than 51,000 Buddha statues and statuettes. by Around the World in 480 Days

The Mogao Caves or Mogao Grottoes , also known as the Caves of the Thousand Buddhas , form a system of 492 temples 25 km (16 mi) southeast of the center of Dunhuang, an oasis strategically located at a religious and cultural crossroads on the Silk Road, in Gansu province, China. The caves may also be known as the Dunhuang Caves, however, this term also include other Buddhist cave sites in the Dunhuang area, such as the Western Thousand Buddha Caves, and the Yulin Caves farther away.

UNESCO World Heritage Site: Longmen Grottoes, China are one of the finest examples of Chinese Buddhist art.

The Mogao Caves or Mogao Grottoes , also known as the Caves of the Thousand Buddhas , form a system of 492 temples 25 km (16 mi) southeast of the center of Dunhuang, an oasis strategically located at a religious and cultural crossroads on the Silk Road, in Gansu province, China. The caves may also be known as the Dunhuang Caves, however, this term also include other Buddhist cave sites in the Dunhuang area, such as the Western Thousand Buddha Caves, and the Yulin Caves farther away.